Call of the Wild, 2009 Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award

Written by on November 20, 2009 in 2009, Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award, Team

Call of the Wild
All Saints Catholic School
Manahawkin, NJ

Problem: Natural habitats being lost to suburban sprawl.

Solution: A four-pronged plan employing action, outreach, education and political initiatives to preserve the many endangered species identified in the community.

At an awards ceremony held at Walt Disney World®, two of the finalist teams received gold medals and savings bonds for their winning entries. The competition is designed for teams of middle school-age students, and gives the students experience in solving problems using the scientific process of exploring, analyzing and drawing conclusions.


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